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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 23' North, Longitude: 163° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"1002.49 miwest0° 11' 12.3"12.83 misouth1002.69 mi
24 hours11° 11' 57.6"772.42 mieast4° 34' 27.0"314.29 misouth835.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:46 AM727 km452 miles393 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandTue 12:46 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 1:46 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 2:46 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 2:46 AM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 12:46 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 12:46 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmWest W
AlofiTue 1:46 AM2688 km1670 miles1452 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 12:46 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 2:46 AM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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